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Effective February 13, 2015 the Accessory Short Term Rental (ASTR) regulations will be extended to include residents of apartment and condo buildings who want to rent bedrooms to outside guests for less than 30 days. The ASTR regulations and permitting process were previously granted to residents of 1 & 2 dwelling structures on August 30, 2014. The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) implements the City’s regulations on ASTR and has developed a comprehensive webpage on the permitting process. All Accessory Short Term Rental applications are now required to be notarized.
The new allowances are explained on the BDS Accessory Short-term Rental webpage.
Residents located in a structure with 3 units or more can use the multi-dwelling structure application process. Some highlights of the process are:
Permit fees are as follows through June 30, 2015:
Detailed information and permitting forms are available on the BDS Accessory Short-term Rental webpage. Information is also available in the Development Service Center.
In order to avoid wait times, customers are strongly encouraged to mail complete applications with check payment to BDS (address for mailing is on the application). Customers needing to submit complete applications with credit card or cash payment will need to visit the Development Services Center during regular business hours.